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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Missouri Legislature Sends 72-Hour Waiting Period Bill to Governor

CNN: Missouri lawmakers approve three-day abortion waiting period, by Faith Karimi & Jennifer Feldman:

Missouri lawmakers gave final approval to a measure that requires a woman to wait 72 hours from her initial doctor's visit before she gets an abortion.

The Republican-controlled House voted 111-39 in favor of the legislation late Wednesday.

Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, has not said whether he'll sign it. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2014/05/missouri-legislature-sends-72-hour-waiting-period-bill-to-governor.html

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